Next task force meeting will be on 9/15/16 at 1-3pm. Sequoia Health and Wellness, 749 Brewster Ave, Redwood City, 94063. Click here for a map.
Mark your calendar for our meetings in 2016: 11/17/16.
Don't Miss Out the Evidence-based Fall Prevention Program near you.....
Matter of Balance is coming to Peninsula Medical Center, Burlingame, this fall. This award winning, evidence-based fall prevention program is designed to reduce the fear of falling and increae activity levels of older adults who have concerns about falls. This FREE program will begin on September 15.
For more info on Matter of Balance at Burlingame
There are more free evidence-based fall prevention programs (Matter of Balance and Stepping on) beginning in September, 2016. For more info on programs at Belmont, San Carlos, Redwood City, Palo Alto and Los Altos
Stanford hospital "Farewell to Falls"
If you’ve fallen recently or are at risk for falls, you may be eligible to participate in a free, home-based fall prevention program.
Task Force in Action
Welcome to the Fall Prevention Coalition of San Mateo County website
The Fall Prevention Coalition of San Mateo County informs, collaborates, and raises awareness to prevent falls among older adults living in our community.
Sutter Care at Home (SCAH) – formerly Sutter VNA & Hospice – is one of the largest, not-for-profit home health care agencies in Northern California. Since its beginning in 1906, SCAH has enhanced the health and well-being of the community through a commitment to compassion and excellence to home-based services and products. SCAH offers personalized care to patients through home health care, hospice, home medical equipment and respiratory care, home infusion therapy, private and geriatric care, Lifeline medical alert services, and community flu and wellness programs. With dedicated teams of health care providers caring for more than 50,000 patients each year, SCAH offers local service through branch offices in 12 counties. Sutter Care at Home made 279,000 home health visits and provided 218,000 patient days of care in hospice in 2011. As an affiliate of Sutter Health, SCAH is leading the transformation of home care to achieve the highest levels of quality, access and affordability. To learn more, visit www.SutterCareAtHome.org.
Become a Member
The Task Force welcomes individuals and organizations that are committed to reducing injury among older adults in our community.